Business

50% of workforce would forgo vacation for remote work

(TechRepublic) - A new poll also confirms that despite nearly 68% of companies being back to the office, 86% of employers are allowing...

US-China trade war cost up to 245,000 jobs

(Aljazeera) - The United States-China trade war was launched by Trump on the premise of shielding US jobs, but a study published on...

Big firms gave $1.1m to Republicans who objected to Biden’s...

(Aljazeera) - Six of the biggest money managers gave a combined $1.1m to Republican lawmakers who objected to certifying United States...

Banks Halt Political Donations After Pro-Trump Mob Storms...

(NYT) - Big businesses often donate to both political parties and say that their support is tied to narrow issues of specific interest...

Minimum wage set to rise in 20 states, 32 localities as...

(USA Today) - With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, layoffs mounting and $2,000 stimulus checks for U.S. households looking highly uncertain,...

How state marijuana legalization became a boon for corruption

(Politico) - By making local officials the gatekeepers for million-dollar businesses, states created a breeding ground for bribery...

Amazon to face U.S. union push in year ahead

(Yahoo News) - Energized by protests at Amazon's U.S. warehouses and a more labor-friendly administration assuming office, unions...

Fed allows banks to resume share buybacks, JPMorgan stock...

(CNBC) - (The rich getting richer) - The Federal Reserve announced on Friday that it will allow the nation’s big banks to resume share...

Residents outraged by the Foxconn factory that fizzled

(Yahoo News) - The Wisconsin village of Mount Pleasant had effectively forced him, his girlfriend and four children from their home...

Amazon Workers Are Organizing a Global Struggle

(The Intercept) - Amazon is seeing record profits — but little trickles down to the ground-level workers who keep the online giant...

Food Delivery Apps Are Booming. Their Workers Are Often...

(NYT) - Even as the food delivery companies have seen sales surge, the workers’ pay has remained erratic. Because the drivers are...

Workers call for hazard pay, sick days ahead of holiday...

(UPI) - Workers at Amazon, Walmart, Petco and PetSmart are calling on their employers to increase hazard pay as part of a platform...